Gamdias Hermes RGB Mechanical Keyboard Review


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Gamdias Hermes RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

By Meng Vang

Manufacturer: GAMDIAS Technology, Inc.
Product Name: Hermes RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
Model Number: GKB1050BL
UPC: 848475001104
Price As Tested: $99.99 (Newegg | Amazon)

Full Disclosure: The product sample used in this article has been provided by Gamdias.

Founded in 2012, Gamdias, the God of gaming, is a gaming brand based on Greek mythology. The company focuses on PC gaming peripherals, such as gaming mice, keyboards, headsets, and other accessories while aiming for quality and design.

They are taking their focus one step forward with their Hermes RGB mechanical gaming keyboard, which features n-key rollover support, RGB lighting effects, and Kailh Blue mechanical switches for great tactile feedback. It also maintains a simple body shape similar to the Hermes Lite mechanical keyboard. Benchmark Reviews will be taking a look at the Hermes RGB mechanical gaming keyboard. Let’s go over the features, specifications, and a quick overview to see what Gamdias has in store for us.

Gamdias Hermes RGB Mechanical Keyboard


  • RGB 16.8 million color illumination
  • Storage up to 6 profiles on the keyboard
  • Integral wrist rest for gaming comfort
  • Highly reflective metallic plate for optimized backlighting
  • Windows Key lock on/off indicator
  • Allow you to exchange the FN and Windows keycap (Required HERA and key puller)
  • 4 hotkeys for instantly switch on/off the lighting effect
  • Up to 13 sets of lighting effects and 5 custom backlit pattern
  • WASD – Arrow Key Exchange Mode
  • Portable profiles and macros allow users to backup and sharing their personal experience
  • Support online firmware update (Required HERA)


Key Switch GAMDIAS certificated mechanical switches
Keystroke Lifecycle 50 Million
Dimensions 440 x 170 x 37mm
Weight 1.16kg
MCU ARM Cortex M3
Build-in Memory 64KB
Polling Rate 1000Hz
Game Profile 6 sets
Programmable keys 2
Backlighting 16.8 million colors and 4 levels brightness
Customization Lighting Effects Yes
Anti-Ghosting Yes, N-Key Rollover
OTF Macro Record Yes
Windows Key Disable Yes (Game Mode)
All-Keys Lock Yes
Cable Length 1.8m (Braided Cable with Gold-plated Connector)
Gamdias Hera Enabled Yes
Interface USB


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